Freight consolidation, load scheduling and route optimization
A leading apparel and footwear retailer was struggling to manage inbound freight across their several domestic and international vendors. All operations were manual in nature. As a result, not only was the process time consuming, but the decisions and results highly ineffficient. The P2E team worked with the client’s management and logistics teams to automate the entire process and make the transition painless. Customized and tailored algorithm was the key. Winning the client’s trust on the consolidation methodology and results as well as the ability for the teams to perform rapid sensitivity analysis, created that trust and the much need quick transition.
- 20 – 25% reduction in annual inbound freight costs
- Reduction in the number of loads and hence better capacity availability even during peak times
- Complete visibility to all inbound freight in the warehouse
- A 25 – 30% reduction in personnel time and the ability to cross train among peers in the team